b'PASSENGER TRANSPORTPHX65construction can start on one side of the station while the system keeps running on the other side. To accommodate two crossover taxiways planned for the future, the design tunneled under the proposed area, so the system wont have to be shut down to receive the new taxiways.The main feed for Stage 2s primary power system was set up to feed from the west side of the airport. That was tied together with the power source for the existing stages, which are fed from the east to create a totally redundant system. In addition, the initial conduits and duct banks for the primary power system are in place to provide feeds for future west side infrastructure development.Making the GradeWith multiple decades of planning and construction and dozens of design, construction and systems contractors, this project could have easily become a communications train In addition to new stations and guideway, the airport added 24 train cars. Making Americas Friendliest Airport, friendlierThe PHX SkyTrain seamlessly transfers passengers at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to parking, terminals, the regional light rail system, and now, the Rental Car Center.Lea+Elliott proudly serves the City of Phoenix as the APM System Designer for the PHX Sky Train. We have provided program management oversight of the planning, design, procurement, and implementation of Stages 1 and 1A, and now Stage 2. Lea+Elliott is a transportation consulting firm offering a broad range of planning, engineering, program management, and construction management services for clients worldwide. We serve public transit authorities, airports and private sector owners for new transit systems and the refurbishment of existing systems. We are experts in all modes of transit, including high-speed and intercity rail, rapid transit, commuter rail, light rail, automated guideway transit, personal rapid transit, autonomous vehicles, and conventional and advanced technology buses. We are well known for creative structuring of procurements for a wide range of delivery options that include DBOM and P3.AirportImprovement.comSeptember 2022'